From Root to McNamara: Army Organization and Administration, 1900-1963

Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1975 - 452 頁
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第 53 頁 - February 14, 1903, and they shall not be permitted to assume or engage in work of an administrative nature that pertains to established bureaus or offices of the War Department, or that, being assumed or engaged in by members of the General Staff Corps, would involve impairment of the responsibility or initiative of such bureaus or offices, or would cause injurious or unnecessary duplication of or delay in the work thereof.
第 304 頁 - The authority of the individual executive must be restored : The derogation of the authority of the Individual in government, and the exaltation of the anonymous mass, has resulted in a noticeable lack of decisiveness. Committees cannot effectively replace the decisionmaking power of the Individual who takes the oath of office...
第 216 頁 - Command of the Army is exercised by the President through the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Army, who directly represent him; and, under the law and decisions of the Supreme Court, their acts are the President's acts, and their directions and orders are the President's directions and orders. Office of the Secretary of the Army Secretary The Secretary of the Army is the head of the Department of the Army.
第 32 頁 - Robert D. Cuff, The War Industries Board: Business-Government Relations during World War I (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973), and David M.
第 375 頁 - Every time we want something done in a hurry and want it done right, we have to take the project out of the system. We give a good man direction and authority and let him go — and it works.
第 220 頁 - Corps, Transportation Corps, and Ordnance Corps. Of these seven technical services, all are in one degree or another in the business of design, procurement, production, supply, distribution, warehousing and issue. Their functions overlap in a number of items, thus adding substantial complications to the difficult problem of administration and control. It has always amazed me that the system worked at all and the fact that it works rather well is a tribute to the inborn capacity of teamwork in the...
第 53 頁 - Staff, the necessary plans for recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, mobilizing, training, and demobilizing the Army of the United States and for the use of the military forces for national defense.
第 19 頁 - An act to amend an act entitled •An act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes," approved June 3, 1916, and to establish military justice," approved June 4, 1920 (41 Stat.
第 89 頁 - Merton J. Peck and Frederic M. Scherer, The Weapons Acquisition Process: An Economic Analysis (Boston: Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1962), pp.
第 123 頁 - Procurement units are judged, therefore, by production standards. Research, however, is the exploration of the unknown. It is speculative, uncertain. It cannot be standardized. It succeeds, moreover, in virtually direct proportion to its freedom from performance controls, production pressures and traditional approaches.